University of San Diego

Assistant Professor of Architecture


Deadline for priority consideration: November 19, 2021

The Department of Art, Architecture and Art History of the University of San Diego invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor to begin September 2022. The successful candidate will teach architectural design studios, supervise undergraduate student research, develop lectures and seminars, and help advance the discipline through research and practice. In addition, they will contribute to shaping the architecture program’s future, as well as engage in university service.

We seek candidates with a proven record of excellence in architectural design pedagogy, of mentoring students from underrepresented groups within the context of liberal arts education, and of contributing to the discipline through architectural practice and research.

Candidates must have an M.Arch, or a B.Arch with a Masters Degree (M.Des, MS, MA or equivalent), and 3+ years of experience teaching architectural design. Expected markers of excellence in design and design pedagogy include national and international awards, publications, exhibitions, student work portfolios, and samples of original design studio briefs.

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The University of San Diego is a private Roman Catholic university that sits on the Indigenous homeland of the Kumeyaay people. The San Diego region is the third most populated area for American Indians in California and is surrounded by four autonomous Indigenous nations: the Kumeyaay, Luiseño, Cupeño, and Cahuilla. These four nations, represented by 19 tribes, make San Diego County home to the largest concentration of individual tribes in the United States. San Diego is also the second largest city in the state, near the busiest port of entry on an international border, and hosts significant ethnic, immigrant, and refugee communities from around the globe, including Central America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, and Africa.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.